I don't know of any reading assignments that would help; I strongly believe that the person needs to be deeply invested and interested for any such reading material to really sink in and stick.
So- on that note- what about tools? The Manners Minder I just bought came with a very nicely produced DVD with a full training plan about getting control of a crazy dog. It's a nicely structured plan with small, achievable steps broken down into segments that are built on top of each other.
C-ATCH Pimg - DOB: 2/06, RATO, UJJ (x2), DJA, HIT, CA, CGC, High in Games, Reserve High in Standard- CPE Nationals 2014
RATCHX High Jinks vom Neuanfang - DOB 9/12 (Gotchya Day: 1/23/2013) CA, agility superstar in training